40 The One Quotes by Kiera Cass

“The One” is a book by Kiera Cass and is the third book in “The Selection” series.

It is a young adult dystopian romance novel that follows America Singer’s journey to find her happily ever after.


We have handpicked some of the powerful quotes from The One novel.

Best The One Quotes by Kiera Cass

“Break my heart. Break it a thousand times if you like. It was only ever yours to break anyway.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“The best people all have some kind of scar.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“I’ll love you until my very last breath. Every beat of my heart is yours. I don’t want to die without you knowing that.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“This isn’t happily ever after. It’s so much more than that.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“I want everything with you, America. I want the holidays and the birthdays, the busy season and lazy weekends. I want peanut butter fingertips on my desk. I want inside jokes and fights and everything. I want a life with you.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Bravery hides in amazing places.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Leave it to you to find beauty in something others would say ruins a day.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“You are not the world, but you are everything that makes the world good.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Your eyes look like chocolate,” I mumbled. He smiled. “And yours look like the morning sky.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

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Famous The One Quotes by Kiera Cass

“Mistakes mean it’s real.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“America, you are full of nothing but bad ideas. Great intentions but awful ideas.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“I was nearly attacked. All because I missed your smell.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“I love you beyond paint, beyond melodies, beyond words. And I hope you will always feel that, even when I’m not around to tell you so.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“It doesn’t really matter how you feel about your character; it just matters what you do with it.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“When you love someone, you sacrifice.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“You are not the world, but you are everything that makes the world good. Without you, my life would still exist, but that’s all it would manage to do.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Live your life. Be happy as you can be, let go of the things that don’t matter, and fight.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

Top The One Quotes by Kiera Cass

“This letter has gotten foolish, and I think you know how I detest looking like a fool. But still I do. For you.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Though I still occasionally questioned my desire to be the princess, there was no doubt in my mind that I wanted to be Maxon’s.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Do you need me to break her leg? I could make it happen.” She chuckled to herself. “I’m kidding.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“I wanted everything from and everything for him, because I wanted every piece of him.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“It’s hard to know everything about people close to you, even the people you love the most.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Don’t worry. The best people all have some kind of scar.” I thought of Marlee’s hands and Maxon’s back. They both held permanent marks of their bravery. I was honored to join them.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“You’re worth it. I don’t think you get that. You’re worth it to me.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Opinions change. Don’t let that one moment bring you down too much.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

Quotes from The One Novel

“If me dying meant you living, how could that be anything but good?” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“You made me proud, America. Sometimes I’m surprised at the things you say, but I don’t know why. You were always stronger than you knew.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“When has anything in either of our lives ever been fair?” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Where I used to image you as a girl with a bag full of stones, ready to throw them at any foe who crossed her path, you have become the stone itself. You are steady and able.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“You can’t have a relationship in a bubble. It won’t survive.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“I always wondered if they’d change you.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Maxon, you were the one who said you wanted to stop arguing. So stop giving me reasons to argue with you!” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Not wanting the crown means you’re probably the best person to have it.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Go, faithful subject, and pay your debt to the king.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“My dad was a rebel. A half-destroyed history book hidden in his room, friends at his funeral I knew nothing about . . . a daughter named America. If I’d paid attention at all, I would have seen it years ago.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“The dress was a deep red, strapless and practically backless, and I was almost positive my maids had used magic to make it stay up at all.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“If I’d had any level of success last night, then I could justify my actions; as it was, I couldn’t even fake being proud.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Not only me,” I admitted. “Kriss. She’s at the top, too.” “Do you need me to break her leg? I could make it happen.” She chuckled to herself.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).

“Say it, America. Please. Tell me you love me, that you want to be mine alone.” ~ Kiera Cass (The One).


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